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repaglinide

[ ri-pag-luh-nahyd ]
/ rɪˈpæg ləˌnaɪd /
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noun Pharmacology.
a benzoic acid derivative, C27H36N2O4, belonging to the meglitinide class of oral drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes.
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Origin of repaglinide

First recorded in 1980–85; abbreviation of re(lease) + pa(ncreas) + gli- (alteration of hypoglycemia) + (megliti)nide

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